Business

Retailers Add Back 258,300 Jobs With Big Gains at Specialty Stores

clock August 7, 2020Evan Clark

Fashion

#BLM in Italy: Stella Jean Feels Lack of Support

clock August 7, 2020Alessandra Turra

Beauty

Beauty’s Creative Professionals During the Coronavirus Pandemic

clock August 7, 2020Jennifer Weil and Sandra Salibian and James Manso

e-commerce

A look from Australian label Aje, part of the lineup of new Australian e-commerce startup Showroom-X.

Designer and Luxury

Australian E-commerce Start-up Showroom-X Targets Chinese Consumers

The site’s launch offer features 35 Australian and New Zealand fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands.

clock August 6, 2020Patty Huntington

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Financial

Denim Company Kontoor Brands Reports More Losses During the Pandemic

The Wrangler, Lee and Rock & Republic parent company lost $33 million in the most recent quarter thanks to the global shutdown.

clock August 6, 2020Kellie Ell

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Beauty Features

E-commerce: ‘The New Name of the Game’ at L’Oréal

The world’s largest beauty company’s online business has grown at warp speed during the coronavirus pandemic.

clock August 3, 2020Jennifer Weil

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Financial

Chico’s FAS Canada Files for Bankruptcy

The retailer will close four Chico’s and six White House Black Market stores, but the e-commerce businesses will remain operational in Canada.

clock July 31, 2020Kellie Ell

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Financial

Under Armour Loses Another $183 Million in Quarterly Earnings

That’s on top of the $590 million loss reported just a few months ago.

clock July 31, 2020Kellie Ell

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Financial

Amazon Reports $5.2B in Net Income, Cruises Past Estimates

Everyone knew Amazon would do well. But even ceo Jeff Bezos seems a little surprised it did this well.

clock July 30, 2020Adriana Lee

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Retail

EXCLUSIVE: Tiffany & Co.’s Daniella Vitale Joins Moose Knuckles’ Board

Meanwhile, the luxury men’s and women’s brand, which sells $1,000 parkas and $240 baseball caps, continues to grow — even in the era of coronavirus.

clock July 30, 2020Kellie Ell

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Intimates

HanesBrands Beats Quarterly Expectations Thanks to PPE Production

The innerwear and activewear company sold $752 million worth of PPE, such as face masks and hospital gowns, during the quarter.

clock July 30, 2020Kellie Ell

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Technology

Get Ready for ‘Surge in Returns,’ Green Returns and More

Amid increased online shopping and the ongoing pandemic, returns experts anticipate a rise in returns and green solutions.

clock July 29, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

The landing page of New York Magazine's shopping site The Strategist.

Media

New York Mag’s Strategist Wants in on Amazon Prime Day Hype

The product review site sees the delay of the Amazon shopping bonanza as an opportunity to run its own sale.

clock July 27, 2020Kali Hays

Fashion Scoops

Bogner Planning 150 Job Cuts, Nearing Financial Support

Bogner is said to be close to wrapping up financing to try to ensure stability for the next three years.

clock July 23, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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Retail

Stylist Erica Hanks Launching E-Tail Business

She created Showroom with retailer Sarah Ashley and the site targets chic working women.

clock July 23, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

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Jewelry

Accessories Brand Two Green Stones Comes to Market in the U.S.

Handcrafted pieces include bracelets, cuffs, earrings and belts featuring semiprecious stones, hand-chosen leather and needlework.

clock July 23, 2020Andrew Shang

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Financial

Nike Adjusts Senior Leadership Team, Sets Job Cuts

But the changes will likely result in company-wide job losses and roughly $250 million in termination fees.

clock July 22, 2020Kellie Ell

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Business Features

Online, Social Seen as Key to 2020 Holiday Shopping Season

Bazaarvoice polled its retail clients to get a read on trends and e-commerce investments.

clock July 22, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Louis Vuitton Men's Show Pulls 85 Million Views in China

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